A copy made by the manifold writing process. (noun)
A pipe fitting or similar device that connects multiple inputs or outputs. (noun)
The third stomach of a ruminant animal, an omasum. (noun)
A topological space that looks locally like the "ordinary" Euclidean space and is Hausdorff. (noun)
Various in kind or quality; many in number; numerous; multiplied; complicated; diverse. (adjective)
Exhibited at diverse times or in various ways. (adjective)
Many times; repeatedly. (adverb)
To make manifold; multiply. (verb)
To multiply or reproduce impressions of by a single operation. (verb)
Examples of word manifold
Some informal background: a Riemannian manifold is a differentiable manifold (where the tangent space at each point has an inner product) with a positive-definite metric tensor, d (x, y) ≥ 0.
A familiar Riemannian manifold is a Euclidean manifold (where one has to add a smoothly varying inner product on the tangent space of the standard Euclidean space), with the familiar Euclidean (distance) metric (our 3-space, for example).
The Lorentzian manifold is a pseudo-Riemannian manifold, the generalization of the Riemannian manifold, such that the metric tensor need not be positive-definite.
In my sleep I slew them in manifold ways and threw their carcasses into the reservoir.
They are cultural hybrids, to be sure, combining indigenous traditions with Christian theology in manifold ways.